1 Gunners' Barracks

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With an impressive 110 five-star customer reviews on Easy Weddings, Gunners’ Barracks is easily one of the most popular choices among those searching for a venue with historic charm and character to host their wedding day. This venue exudes historical elegance and features captivating views of Sydney Harbour from its secluded Mosman setting. Gunners’ Barracks offers couples the unique opportunity to host their ceremony, photoshoot and reception of up to 130 seated guests or up to 180 cocktail guests in the one stunning location – so you and your wedding party don’t have to rush between venues on the big day. If you are searching for a historic venue that combines an elegant location, impeccable service and exquisite cuisine, we cannot recommend Gunners’ Barracks enough. But don’t just take our word for it – read their glowing customer reviews and find out for yourself why so many newlyweds trusted this reputable venue to create their dream wedding. See more here.

5 (165) · Mosman, New South Wales
  • Impressive views of Sydney Harbour
  • Modern on trend Australian menus
  • Capacities up to 130 guests
  • Hidden gem
Gunners’ Barracks is one of Sydney’s most spectacular and iconic sites, with a beauty that lends itself perfectly to breathtaking weddings. Nestled in between Georges Heights’ bushland and Mosman, this venue exemplifies exclusivity, tranquillity, and old-world romance. With world-class dining, delivered by a dedicated team, you’ll love the detail-oriented wedding offering from Gunners’ Barracks.

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50-130 Guests

2 Curzon Hall 

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Curzon Hall could be the historic wedding venue you’ve been searching for. This remarkable Sydney landmark stands on three acres of perfumed gardens – the perfect setting for a fairytale wedding. Curzon Hall features many elements of Victorian grandeur, including sandstone turrets, a sweeping cedar staircase, ornate fountains, cathedral-style ceilings and crystal chandeliers. Curzon Hall caters for both intimate gatherings and lavish soirees, and accommodates wedding parties from 30 to 500 guests. No matter what you plan for your big day, Curzon Hall can grant your every wedding wish and want. Click here to visit their Easy Weddings storefront for more information.


3 Sergeants' Mess

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With 69 five-star customer reviews on Easy Weddings, Sergeants’ Mess is a favourite among those seeking vintage character and old-world charm in a historic wedding venue. This sparkling waterfront venue features breathtaking harbour views, elegant and glamorous design, and a location that guarantees wedding parties absolute privacy in their celebration. Sergeants’ Mess allows couples to host their ceremony, photoshoot and reception all within the one stunning location, so you don’t have to rush between venues on your big day. Click here to find out more.


5 (104) · Chowder Bay, New South Wales
With spectacular views over Sydney Harbour, Sergeants Mess is a premium waterfront Sydney wedding venue exemplifying elegance and natural beauty. Enjoy contemporary design built for celebrating, modern facilities, plus incredible food and service from the team at the renowned Grand Pacific Group. With a dedicated events team, you’ll know your wedding is in safe hands right from your first enquiry.

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80-250 Guests

4 Lauriston House Function Centre

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Built in 1887, Lauriston House Function Centre is highly sought-after among those seeking historic wedding venues in Sydney. This award-winning venue is perfect for fairytale weddings, featuring open fireplaces, a private bridal room, an elegant lounge area, and a dining room complete with a dance floor. Lauriston House allows couples exclusive access for the duration of their function, so you don’t have to worry about bumping into other wedding parties on your big day. Visit their Easy Weddings storefront for more information.


5 (52) · Dundas Valley, New South Wales
  • Exclusive venue use for weddings
  • Elegant interiors and charming Victorian gardens
  • All in one Ultimate Package
  • 2024 weddings special offer - $135 per person!
Lauriston House Function Centre is a historic Sydney wedding venue offering a classic and timeless setting for your special day. Built in 1887, Lauriston House is a heritage-listed property in the beautiful Dundas Valley boasting picturesque Victorian gardens and stunning interiors. Elegant features of the venue include ornate chandeliers, a grand ballroom dancefloor & a private bridal room.

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40-200 Guests
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5 The Tea Room QVB

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Priding themselves on being Sydney’s most elegant function room, The Tea Room QVB is renowned for its grace, opulence and world-class dining experience. This heritage-listed building features original ornate 30ft ceilings, hand printed Florence Broadhurst wallpaper, Baccarat Zenith Crystal Chandeliers, and the ability to host from 50 to 200 seated guests or up to 300 cocktail guests. To find out more about this reputable historic venue, we suggest visiting their Easy Weddings storefront here.


5 (59) · Sydney, New South Wales
  • Exquisite architectural elements and decor
  • Beautiful crystal chandeliers
  • Museum like setting for an elegant wedding
  • Grand, palatial ballroom setting
The Tea Room QVB is an elegant, palatial wedding venue nestled in Sydney’s iconic Queen Victoria Building. It boasts a European charm of bygone eras, breathtaking ornate ceilings, sparkling crystal chandeliers, and luxurious architectural detailing. For world-class fine dining, bespoke menu creation, impeccable service, and an undeniably romantic atmosphere — look no further than The Tea Room QVB.

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50-200 Guests

6 The Gardens on Forest

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The Gardens on Forest could be the historic venue you’ve been searching for. Perfect for a vintage wedding, this venue features the charm and character of the late Victorian era. The Gardens on Forest has a number of function spaces to choose from, so there’s something for every wedding at this gorgeous historical venue. Click here to find out more.


7 Athol Hall

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Having undergone a recent complete restoration, Athol Hall is the perfect setting for a vintage wedding. Boasting spectacular views of Sydney Harbour from its foreshore location, this venue oozes charm and grandeur amid a tranquil bush setting. To find out if Athol Hall is the wedding venue you’ve been searching for, we suggest taking a look at their Easy Weddings storefront here.

4.5 (26) · Mosman, New South Wales
  • Stunning venue with views, great food and service
  • Two exquisite ceremony sites with views
  • Breathtaking Sydney Harbour views
  • Premium food and beverage packages
Athol Hall is an enchanting heritage venue within the serene Sydney National Park, Mosman, with exquisite views of the Sydney skyline, Opera House & iconic Harbour Bridge. Offering waterfront views, an outdoor undercover balcony running the venue’s length, park areas for outside drinks & lawn games, and Athol Hall provides the perfect setting for your wedding celebrations in one stunning location.

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40-165 Guests


If you are the on the hunt for a venue that combines vintage character and old-world charm, these 10 Sydney wedding venues are your best bet.

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